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KU tennis falls in Round of 16

Kansas seniors Nina Khmelnitckaia, Janet Koch and Anastasia Rychagova had their runs at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Individual Championships come to an end in the Sweet 16 Wednesday afternoon at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. Kansas' No. 6-ranked Koch and ...

KU baseball drops Game 1 at Big 12 tourney, 12-8 to West Virginia

An early eight-run hole proved to be too much for the Kansas baseball team to climb out of during a 12-8 loss to West Virginia in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. The 5th-seeded Jayhawks were able to battle back and make a game of it ...

KU baseball hoping to keep hot streak alive at Big 12 tournament

After opening the season with 24 consecutive road games and a 2-7 record in Big 12 play, the Kansas baseball team finished the regular season with a winning record and enters this week’s Big 12 tournament as one of the hottest teams in college baseball. Winners of nine of their last 12 ...

KU tennis seniors advance to Sweet 16 in singles, doubles championships

Apparently playing in just one Sweet 16 this spring wasn’t enough for a trio of University of Kansas tennis seniors. Less than two weeks removed from helping the program reach the round of 16 for the first time since 1998, the Jayhawks’ No. 1 singles player, Anastasia Rychagova, as well ...

Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (ap) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about. The veteran left-hander from California won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Kansas baseball finishes off series sweep against Kansas State

For the first time since 2008, Kansas swept the series against in-state rival Kansas State on Sunday evening at Hoglund Ballpark. In the first game of the doubleheader, Kansas earned a 9-6 win over Kansas State. The Jayhawks then notched a 6-4 win over the Wildcats in the nightcap to finish ...

KU rowing places 4th at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas rowing team recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes as the season concluded at the 2019 Big 12 Championship Sunday at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As a team, KU finished fourth in the Big 12 Championship with 82 points and fifth in the Automatic Qualifying Championship ...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

Anaheim, Calif. — Mike Trout drove a long homer for the 250th of his career, Shohei Ohtani also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. Trout's solo shot to left-center off starter Jakob Junis (3-5) made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 ...

Pair of former Jayhawks vying for strong finish at PGA Championship

With one round left to play at this year’s PGA Championship golf tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., a pair of former KU greats are among those golfers vying for a strong Sunday finish. Although neither has much of a shot of catching run-away leader Brooks Koepka, who sits at ...

Trout, Pujols back Harvey and lift Angels over Royals 5-2

Anaheim, Calif. — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had two hits each and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night. Matt Harvey pitched two-run ball for five innings, and the Angels opened a nine-game homestand with a win after dropping three of four. The Royals ...

Zeferjahn shines in game one of Sunflower Showdown

An elite pitching performance by Ryan Zeferjahn paved the way for Kansas in its 10-0 win over Kansas State in the first game of the Sunflower Showdown Friday night at Hoglund Ballpark. Zeferjahn (5-2) was dominant for Kansas (29-24, 10-12 Big 12) through 7 1/3 innings, shutting down the ...

Homegrown winners: Local talent key to Baker baseball securing conference crown

It took Cooper Karlin back to 2015. The Baker second baseman was being fitted for his championship ring with the rest of his collegiate teammates just days after the Wildcats stormed through the Heart of America Athletic Conference’s postseason tournament as the eighth seed. Baker’s five ...

Rangers belt 5 home runs in 16-1 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Rougned Odor and the rest of the Texas Rangers had been using the Kansas City Royals’ beleaguered pitching staff for batting practice most of the sun-splashed afternoon. Then the Rangers used their backup second baseman for it, too. One of Odor’s two homers came ...

Tinch named Big 12 Men’s Outstanding Freshman of the Year

Kansas track & field rookie Cordell Tinch was named the 2019 Big 12 Men's Outdoor Track & Field Outstanding Freshman of the Year, voted on by the conference coaches and announced by the league office on Thursday. Tinch is the fourth Kansas men's athlete to win the award and the first ...

Guzman, Calhoun go deep as Rangers roll past Royals, 6-1

Kansas City, Mo. — Ronald Guzman and Willie Calhoun each hit a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Shin-Soo Choo added a solo shot in the ninth inning and Nomar Mazara matched a career high with four hits as the ...

Baker softball eliminated in Opening Round Championship Series

The No. 2 Baker University softball team saw its season come to an end Wednesday afternoon in the Opening Round Championship Series. The Wildcats fell to No. 1 seeded Marian (Ind.) by scores of 1-0 and 5-0 in Springfield, Missouri. Baker ends the 2019 campaign with a school-record for wins ...

Jayhawks close out NCAA Stanford Regional with best round of tournament

Despite posting a 281 (+1) for its lowest round of the tournament, the Kansas men's golf team was unable to finish inside the top five at the NCAA Stanford Regional at the Stanford Golf Course on Wednesday. The team finished in 10th place overall at 12-over (852), which was 10 strokes behind ...

FSHS girls soccer eliminated by Washburn Rural

Free State’s girls soccer team was eliminated by the top seed in the Central/South Central Region Tuesday night. FSHS was handed a 3-0 road loss by Washburn Rural to bring its season to a close. The Firebirds surrendered all three scores in the first half just one night after recording a ...

Tonganoxie baseball advances to Class 4A state tournament

For the second consecutive season, the Tonganoxie baseball team is headed to the state tournament. Much like last year, the Chieftains pulled off an upset to return to the Class 4A state tournament. THS knocked off Iola by an 8-5 margin in the regional championship. Entering the game, Iola was ...